Soccer America Daily
Friday, August 19, 2011
  • Chicago Fire sinking in ties

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] When historians look back at the 2011 MLS season, they'll note a high percentage of ties as well as a team that ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this weekend ...

    [DATEBOOK] The Columbus Crew will host the Philadelphia Union in a top-of-the-standings clash in the Eastern Conference on Saturday. FC Dallas and the Seattle ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I did not see it coming. First I thought I walked into the post, then I realized I was a long way from the post. I had a crazy headache. I was like ‘Oh my God, I need to lie down for a second. Then I saw I was bleeding and was just waiting for them to come and fix it so I could play again."

    -- Kansas City goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen after he was struck in the face with the head of an Omar Bravo bobblehead during a home game on Wednesday. The Kansas City Star reported that the club used its high-resolution cameras to identify two men, both wearing Sporting KC gear, who threw objects onto the field, and that they were arrested by Kansas City, Kan., police. (Kansas City Star)

  • MLS teams go 5-for-5

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Toronto FC completed a perfect week for MLS clubs in the Concacaf Champions League when it beat Panama's Tauro FC, 2-1, ... Read the whole story

  • Dempsey scores twice, Bocanegra debuts for Rangers

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey scored two goals to lead Fulham to a 3-0 win over Dnipro of Ukraine in the first leg of their ... Read the whole story

  • Orlando City heads playoff field

    [USL PRO] The first-year USL PRO begins its first playoffs Friday with three quarterfinal games. Regular-season champion Orlando City hosts the Charleston Battery in ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this weekend ...

    [DATEBOOK] One of the biggest tests of the present and future of Women's Professional Soccer will take place on Saturday when the Philadelphia Independence ... Read the whole story